Tuesday, December 15, 2015

December 15


https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/winter-twilight

Anne Porter's poem

5 comments:

  1. Winter Christmas

    Holiday
    makes family
    come together

    Bearing bounty
    of gifts and
    cheerful thought

    Ideally the family
    does not fight
    in the den

    After the hearty
    meal talking of
    who and how

    they manage
    to out do
    relatives

    As the kids
    play with the
    toys under the tree

    And the politics
    differ with the
    adults taking

    on a life all its own
    with eggnog and brandy
    spurning on conversation

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  3. Winter Meal
    After Anne Porter, Winter Twilight

    Tightroping chaos, days before Christmas vacation
    She called to talk

    As pressure cooker beans splay steam across
    The kitchen walls

    Each sets the table.

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    1. I like the smell of cooking
      as your imagery speaks volumes

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    2. I like the smell of cooking
      as your imagery speaks volumes

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